Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Spiny lobster - Antigua
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2004
Spiny lobster - Antigua
Fact Sheet Citation  
Spiny lobster of Antigua EEZ
Owned byFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – ownership
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Species List:
Species Ref: en - Caribbean spiny lobster, fr - Langouste blanche, es - Langosta común del Caribe
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Aq Res
Biological Stock: No         Value: National
Reference year: 2003
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Aq Res State TrendLow abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendOverexploited

Maximum catches 1999.
Habitat Bio
Climatic Zone: Tropical.   Bottom Type: Seegrass; Coral reefs.   Depth Zone: Coastal - Shallow waters; inshore waters (0 m - 50 m).   Horizontal Dist: Littoral.   Vertical Dist: Demersal invertebrates.  

Geo Dist
Geo Dist: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Water Area Overview
Aq Res Struct
Biological Stock: No
“CFRAMP Conch and Lobster terminal Workshop (2001)” 2001 CFRAMP.
“FIGIS Country profile fact sheet Antigua and Barbuda” Faure, V. 2002 Click to
“Report of the CFU/FAO Fisheries Statistics and Data Management Workshop. University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, 10-12 March 2003” FAO 2004 FAO Fish. Rep. No. 729. Rome, FAO. 2004. 29 p. FAO Click to open
“World markets and industry of selected commercially-exploited aquatic species with and international conservation profile” Catarci, C. 2004 FAO Fish. Circ. No. 990. Rome, FAO. 2004. 186 p. FAO Click to open
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